280-Million-Year-Old Fossil Forest Discovered in … Antarctica

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science A 280-million-year-old tree stump still attached to its roots in Antarctica. Plants grew on what is today the … Continue reading 280-Million-Year-Old Fossil Forest Discovered in … Antarctica

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Hidden, Briny Heart of Antarctica’s ‘Blood Falls’ Uncovered

A blood-red “waterfall” spills off Taylor Glacier in the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica. Credit: Peter Rejcek/National Science Foundation A blood-red glacial waterfall in Antarctica finally has a full explanation. … Continue reading Hidden, Briny Heart of Antarctica’s ‘Blood Falls’ Uncovered

An expedition to search for Antarctica’s ‘lost meteorites’ has been approved 

Antarctica should be the perfect place to find meteorites – the dark rocks are easy to spot against the ice-covered landscape, and upward-flowing ice regularly dumps buried meteorites onto the … Continue reading An expedition to search for Antarctica’s ‘lost meteorites’ has been approved